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Curmudgeon GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Curmudgeon GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/kəˈmʌdʒ.ən/ (noun)


an old and bad-tempered person, a cranky person, crab, coot, grouch, ill-tempered person, a surly and irritable person, misanthrope


Ageing is an inevitable, undeniable truth of life that is bound to strike each one of us at some point. Perhaps, at this juncture in life, it’s your parents who are living this reality. And probably, you’re having difficulties coping with your parents who might have become curmudgeons.

Additionally, George recommends consulting with a physician to determine if there are any underlying causes, say clinical depression or dementia, leading to your parents becoming cranky.



good-tempered person

Parts of speech

Adjective: curmudgeonly

Noun: curmudgeonry

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